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Exodus 27:1-21

27  “And you shall make the altar of acacia wood, seven and a half feet long and seven and a half wide—the altar is to be square—and four and a half feet high; 2  and make its horns on its four corners—the horns are to be in one piece with it—and plate it with bronze. 3  And you shall make its pots to carry off its ashes and its shovels and bowls and forks and firepans: all its furnishings you shall make in bronze. 4  And you shall make it a grating of bronze network, and make on the net four bronze rings on its four corners, 5  and put it underneath the rim of the altar, the net reaching halfway down the altar. 6  And you shall make poles for the altar, acacia-wood poles, and plate them with bronze. 7  And the poles shall be inserted in the rings, and the poles shall be on two sides of the altar when it is carried. 8  You shall make it hollow, of boards, as it was shown to you on the mountain; thus they shall do. 9  “And you shall make the court of the tabernacle: for the right-hand face toward the south, curtains for the court in spun-thread lawn, a hundred and fifty feet long for one face; 10  and its pillars, twenty, and their plinths, twenty, in bronze, the hooks of the pillars and their fillets in silver. 11*  And the same for the north face, curtains a hundred and fifty long, and its pillars, twenty, and their plinths, twenty, in bronze, the hooks of the pillars and their fillets in silver. 12  And as breadth of the court, for the west face, seventy-five feet of curtains, their pillars ten and their plinths ten. 13  And as breadth of the court for the east side toward the sunrise seventy-five feet; 14  and twenty-two and a half feet of curtains for one side of the front, their pillars three and their plinths three, 15  and for the other side twenty-two and a half of curtains, their pillars three and their plinths three; 16  and for the gate of the court a screen of thirty feet of violet and purple and scarlet and spun-thread lawn embroidered, their pillars four and their plinths four. 17  All the pillars of the court on all sides shall be filleted with silver, their hooks silver and their plinths bronze. 18*  The length of the court shall be a hundred and fifty feet and its breadth seventy-five, and its height seven and a half feet; and their plinths bronze. 19  As for all the tabernacle tools for all work about it, and all its tent-pegs and all the tent-pegs of the court, bronze. 20  “And do you give the order to the sons of Israel and take from them pure beaten olive oil for the light, to set up a lamp regularly. 21  In the Tent of Meeting, outside the veil over the Lessons, Aaron and his sons shall set it out from evening till morning before Jehovah as a perpetual usage due them from the sons of Israel generation after generation.

Footnotes

27:11 Lit. in length curtains a hundred and fifty long Var. curtains a hundred and fifty feet long
27:18 Conj. to omit last four words